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Sambath, 28, resides with her husband and two children in Kampong Chnang province, Cambodia, an area known for palm products.

Sambath is employed at a garment factory, earning an income of USD 3 per day. Her husband is a fisherman and farmer, earning an income of USD 8 per day to help cover the family expenses.

Each month, the family has to spend USD 80 on food and USD 15 on the other necessary expenses.

Sambath is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase a motorbike for her husband to start a new business as a motor-taxi driver. This will be her first loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner.

Additional Information


KREDIT Ltd. is one of Kiva’s most established partners in Southeast Asia. The organization empowers the economically-active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services. Beyond loans, KREDIT offers low-income clients complementary training in debt management, savings and budgeting. In addition, KREDIT partners with NGOs to offer training in primary health care, agricultural techniques and HIV/AIDS awareness.

For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 113
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,436,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sambath to buy a motorbike for her husband to start a new business as a motor-taxi driver.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013